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Carswell, Cally
December 2011
High Country News;12/12/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 21, p8
The article focuses on the water well owned by Louis Meeks in Pavillion, Wyoming which became contaminated in 2005 due to high levels of pollutants as revealed by the tests conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2009.


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